THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN


See this Academy Award nominee (Best International Feature Film) today!

GET SOME SKIN IN THE GAME

SMALL TOWN WISCONSIN


Celebrate Milwaukee Day in style with a return engagement of this MFF2020 audience favorite!

IT'S A SMALL TOWN AFTER ALL

KUESSIPAN


This coming of age audience from MFF2020 returns to Sofa Cinema!

HAPPEN UPON KUESSIPAN

SHIVA BABY

A young woman struggles to keep up different versions of herself when she runs into her sugar daddy and her ex-girlfriend at a shiva with her parents.

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COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: CURED


This powerful new documentary illuminates a pivotal yet largely unknown chapter in the struggle for LGBT equality: the campaign that led the American Psychiatric Association to remove homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses in 1973. Cured takes audiences behind the scenes of this riveting drama to chronicle the strategy and tactics that led to a crucial victory in the movement for LGBT rights.

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COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: LANDFALL

Best of Fest! A conversation between a filmmaker and an activist sets the stage for a deeper exploration into the challenges Puerto Rico has faced, from the landfall of Hurricane Maria to the efforts to oust Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. This captivating documentary weaves intersecting storylines that chronicle how the hurricane's aftermath has affected the country’s residents in rural and urban spaces, as well as those who seek to capitalize off of the island’s tragedy.

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OSCAR NOMINATED LIVE ACTION SHORTS

(Running Time: 130 minutes, Rated: R)
The Present – Farah Nabulsi (Palestine, 25 min.)
Feeling Through – Doug Roland and Susan Ruzenski (USA, 19 min.)
Two Distant Strangers – Travon Free and Martin Desmond Roe (USA, 25 min.)
White Eye – Tomer Shushan and Shira Hochman (Israel, 21 min.)
The Letter Room – Elvira Lind and Sofia Sondervan (USA, 33 min.)

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OSCAR NOMINATED ANIMATED SHORTS

(Running Time: 94 minutes, Rated: PG-13)
Burrow – Madeline Sharafian and Michael Capbarat (USA, 6 min.)
Genius Loci – Adrien Mérigeau and Amaury Ovise (France, 16 min.)
If Anything Happens I Love You – Will McCormack and Michael Govier (USA, 12 min.)
Opera – Erick Oh (USA, 9 min.)
Yes-People – Gísli Darri Halldórsson and Arnar Gunnarsson (Iceland, 8 min.)
PLUS A SELECTION OF ADDITIONAL ANIMATED SHORTS (from the shortlist):
The Snail and the Whale (UK/Germany, 26 min.)
Kapaemahu (USA, 7 min.)
To Gerard (USA, 8 min.)

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OSCAR NOMINATED DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

(Running time: 118 minutes, Rated: R)
Colette  Anthony Giacchino and Alice Doyard (France/Germany/USA, 24 min.)
A Concerto Is a Conversation – Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers (USA, 13 min.)
Do Not Split – Anders Hammer and Charlotte Cook (USA/Norway, 20 min.)
Hunger Ward – Skye Fitzgerald and Michael Scheuerman (USA, 40 min.)
A Love Song for Latasha – Sophia Nahli Allison and Janice Duncan (USA, 18 min.)

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CROCK OF GOLD: A FEW ROUNDS WITH SHANE MACGOWAN

Take a deep dive into the life of the tortured Irish vocalist, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the Pogues, who famously combined traditional Irish music with the visceral energy of punk rock.

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ANOTHER ROUND

Pull up a stool - Thomas Vinterberg's latest is a boozy comedy with an incredible lead performance from Mads Mikkelsen.

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COLLECTIVE

Weeks after an explosive fire claims the lives of 27 people at Bucharest nightclub, a rising causality count leads intrepid reporters at the Sports Gazette to investigate.

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FANTASTIC FUNGI

Fantastic Fungi takes us on an immersive journey through time and scale into the magical earth beneath our feet, an underground network that can heal and save our planet.

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MAYOR

Mayor follows Musa Hadid, the Christian mayor of Ramallah, during his second term in office, and poses the question: How do you run a city when you don’t have a country?

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COMING SOON

FAQ

What is Sofa Cinema?

Sofa Cinema is a virtual theater created by Milwaukee Film while the Oriental Theatre remains closed due to the pandemic. Following the 2020 Milwaukee Film Festival, Sofa Cinema films are now offered through the same platform used during the Festival to make it easier for film fans to enjoy their movie from home!

How much are tickets?

Passes: Currently, Sofa Cinema passes are not available for purchase.

Tickets: Sofa Cinema ticket prices may vary based on the requirements of film distributors. Whenever possible, our standard price is $5 for Milwaukee Film Members / $8 for non-members.

Streaming tickets offer the opportunity to view a single film within a 48-hour window.

Please note: There are no refunds for Sofa Cinema tickets.

Do MKE Film Member discounts apply to Sofa Cinema?

Whenever possible, we offer discounts to Milwaukee Film Members! Prices are listed in the film descriptions. Members should make sure they are logged into their account before purchasing so they can see any available discounts.

I'm having trouble streaming a particular title. Can you help?

Take a look at mkefilm.org/help for detailed streaming instructions. If you are still having trouble after checking out that page, please feel free to email us at help@mkefilm.org. We'll respond as soon as possible, but definitely within 24 hours.

 

Can I watch my movie on (insert streaming device here)?

You should be able to watch on the glowing screen of your choosing! Take a look at mkefilm.org/help for detailed streaming instructions.

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